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Student Podcasts: US Federal Government and Politics, Beloit College

US Federal Government and Politics, Beloit College

Podcasts on topics in American politics, by the students in US Federal Government and Politics at Beloit College, taught by John McMahon

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Student Podcasts: US Federal Government and Politics, Beloit College
Dec 29, 2016 US Federal Government and Politics, Beloit College
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By Hannah Klintworth In this podcast, I briefly examine marginalized groups within the context of current and past America to clarify why affirmative action exists, discuss the history of affirmative action and its history in the Supreme Court, as well as touch on some of the controversies surrounding the topic. In addition, I analyze and … Continue reading Affirmative Action
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By Ethan Perel-Wertman and Joel Feinerman Marijuana in Modern America is an engaging podcast that takes the listener on a journey through the issue of marijuana legalization. Hosted by Joel Feinerman and Ethan Perel-Wertman, the podcast opens with the hosts providing an overview of the issue. Addressing things like the history of marijuana, social justice, … Continue reading Marijuana in Modern America
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By Katia Virieux You want to learn more about the Electoral College and how it works? You are looking for arguments to help you make your mind to either support or oppose the Electoral College? Maybe you want to learn more about alternatives to this system? Or you just want to hear what other people … Continue reading The Electoral College
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By Natalie Green The construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline began this year and immediately became a controversy due to environmental concerns, treaty violations, and health risks. Due to these human rights violations and environmental threats, activists have given much attention to supporting and protecting the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. The pipeline continues to be … Continue reading College Activists at Standing Rock
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By Lillie Herbst This is a podcast dealing with issues of police discrimination and brutality towards people of color. I discussed with Beloit faculty members the past, present, and future events that will shape and define the police force, and the rights of the black community. I analyzed two speeches that show the history of … Continue reading Police Brutality
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by Apollo Justice-Johnson Features “Holiday Ukulele Love Song” from Uplifting Acoustic by Seastock  
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By Carter Skolnick and Jesse Luong In our podcast, we examined the connections between common Republican rhetoric of voter ID, low voter turnout within the American democratic system and voter ID laws. The legitimacy of American votes has become a central issue in the 2016 election with Trump making repeated claims and accusation of widespread … Continue reading Voter ID Laws
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Dec 29, 2016 US Federal Government and Politics, Beloit College
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By Lindsey Bogott This podcast is about the war on drugs and the legalization of recreational marijuana in the United States, more specifically in states where it has already been legalized, and how that has affected incarceration rates for minorities. I delve in to the history of the war on drugs and bring in specific … Continue reading The War on Drugs and Marijuana Legalization
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By Beau Fountaine On this riveting episode of my podcast I talk about campaign finance, focusing primarily on Citizen’s United and the fallout of that Supreme Court decision. I also explore the history of campaign finance in America from the mudslinging of the election of 1800 to the 2016 election, including a great speech from Vermont … Continue reading Campaign Finance Reform
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By Noritsugu Shiba This podcast talk about racism in American politics. Racism is big issue in American Politics. The history shows us discrimination and segregation. The contemporary politics also shows the racism such as young black men’s exclusion from politics and Donald Trump’s win in the Presidential election. I will analyze the racism in American politics with … Continue reading Racism in American Politics
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By Morgan Monteiro In this podcast, I discuss the process on how a bill becomes a law. I go step-by-step and do my best to explain the rather long and convoluted process, and then begin a discussion on the fact that not many people seem to know how it happens. Followed by that are the … Continue reading How a Bill Becomes a Law
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by Zach Jenkins and Ethan Harycki In our podcast Zach and I cover the topics of the new campus carry law in Texas and the cocks not glocks movement which sparked from the law passing. We will primarily be focusing on the law itself because of its large implications to the larger Texas student body … Continue reading Campus Carry
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By Josh Nelson and Jay Hoffman Climate change has been debated in the past, but not as much as it has been in recent times. Science has shown that climate change (previously known as “global warming”) is impacting the planet we inhabit; many aspects of our world are heavily affected by this, such as the … Continue reading Climate Change
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By Mark Stephens and Steven O’Neil This thrilling podcast focuses on the Supreme Court. More specifically, we discuss major cases the Supreme Court has dealt with, and how the Supreme Court has developed into a formidable power within the American political system. Furthermore, we open our podcast up to three different Beloit College students, where we … Continue reading The Supreme Court